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Mission Lookout Campground Montana

Mission Lookout Campground

Campground
    Mission Lookout towers above the forest canopy, providing guests with unrivaled 360-degree views of the beautiful Swan Range, Mission Mountains and Swan Lake. The site served for 75 years as a fire detection tower, and the current lookout has been around since its construction in 1959.
    • Address: 200 Ranger Station Road, Bigfork, MT 59911
    • Phone: (406) 837-7500
    • Sites: All (1) · Cabin Nonelectric (1)
    • Rates: $25.00
    • Activities: Birding · Mountain Biking · Hiking · Fishing · Biking
    • Policies: Water
      · electricity and sewer is not available at the cabin Grizzly bears frequent the area; use appropriate containers for food and garbage The lookout is a 40-foot tower and guests must be prepared to climb and carry provisions up the steep stairway; due to the height of the tower · children under age 10 are discouraged Pets are not allowed at the cabi…
    • Directions: From Swan Lake, travel south on Highway 83 for 3 miles. Turn west onto Porcupine Creek Road 10229 (mile-marker 68). After passing Forest Road 9714, turn right onto Forest Road 9803 (2.2 miles after leaving the state highway). Continue on Forest Road 9803 for 1.4 miles, to a gate. The gate may be opened. If not, it can be opened with the same …

    Facilities

    Propane
    Water
    Firewood
    Picnic area